- serving to depurate; purifying.
- a depurative agent or substance.
Origin of depurative
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Examples from the Web for depurative
At this stage of the disease it is right to assist the depurative work of nature.
I have found bitartrate of potassium the most grateful and efficient saline for depurative action.
Purgatives should be used for their depurative effects, and never as antiphologistics.
- used for or capable of depurating; purifying; purgative
- a depurative substance or agent